Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group sell plants nurtured in the greenhouse and with the support of local businesses, repairs have been carried out, borders restored, railings erected and cold frames built. Supermarket funding has enabled the group to commission restoration of most of the upper ironwork. Funding is currently being sought for repairs to the teak […]
Perry Court Farm is a family run business with three generations of the Fermor family working together on the farm. We are based between the two Wye turnings on the A28 towards Canterbury and our farm shop is open daily with home grown and local produce. WE ARE OPEN AS USUAL AND WILL BE AT […]
Ore Community Land Trust seeks to protect land in the Upper Ore Valley to save and enhance urban woodland and green space for community use and to protect animal habitat. We, therefore, campaign against development plans that would threaten the environment of the Valley. We also support positive regeneration plans and put forward ideas for […]
Set in one of Hastings’ most handsome Regency buildings, The Wellington Health & Wellbeing Centre is one of Sussex’s finest venues for wellness. The welcoming centre offers a holistic approach to wellbeing, bringing together a team of top practitioners to offer a wide choice of complementary alternative therapies, fitness, beauty treatments and more. The Centre […]
All seasonal produce from local growers and a wide range of organic and local groceries such as yoghurt, cheese, eggs, jams, honey, fruit juice. The store aims to be 90% plastic-free – has made a big push on this front. Take advantage of our FREE home delivery service… shop local! Hours 07:30 – 16:30
Range of sourdoughs, gluten free, rye, ciabatta etc. Organic breads using Shipton Mill flours. Some groceries. Judges Bakery is situated in the heart of Hastings historic old town. It has a proud reputation of serving generations of families and fishermen since 1826. Our shop has an extensive range of local & Organic produce and the best […]
Hastings Beach – White Rock Road Beachwatch organisers There can be up to three organisers per beach section. Below will show you how many are currently signed up as one of the organisers for this survey section. This beach has organisers for the following beach clean/survey type(s): Beachwatch (all year round) If you wish to join in […]
We’re a community dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves, beaches and wildlife. We fight long and hard to protect what we love and we won’t stop until it’s completely clean, safe and protected for everyone, forever. From humble beginnings in Porthtowan Village Hall in 1990, we’ve stayed close to our roots and continue to […]
A ‘connective’ of people who through our individual work, and projects we do together, inform and celebrate with the wider public the value of trees, wood and woodlands through creative and experiential methods (art, craft, music, bushcraft, story, play, activities and opportunities to learn new skills). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/woodpeopleconnective/
Located on the Stade – food stalls, wines, music – check website for dates. Indulge in a mouth-watering weekend of delicious seafood and luscious wines at this spectacular festival. The festival site and the marquees on The Stade by the historic Net Huts showcase a range of food, wine and themed activities to tempt everyone […]
Founded in 2011, Hastings Ore WI is a large, informal, non-traditional WI group appealing to women from all backgrounds and ages. The majority of our members live in Hastings and St Leonard’s. We organise a wide variety of events, outings and activities for our members, fund-raise for local charities, and members can alos apply for […]
Locally sourced wild game, some free range pork sausages – not in market June to September as low season.
It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock, every Saturday at 9:00am. The event takes place at Seaside Road, Hastings, TN38 0AG. See Course page for more details. What does it cost to join in? Nothing – it’s free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. […]
Love Hastings is a not-for-profit business working on behalf of the levy payers to improve the town centre for residents, visitors and businesses in Hastings and manage the BID. The aims are to reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the town, provide a voice and support for town centre businesses and lever in more […]
The Hastings Greenway Project is an innovative network of linked almost traffic-free routes, that everyone can enjoy for leisure, amenity and utility walking, as well as cycling. Starting at Hastings Town Centre the Greenway will run 10 miles to Ore, Silverhill, Hollington & Mayfield and the Conquest Hospital. What is a Greenway? A Greenway is […]
Rock House is a showcase scheme, blending living, working and community space for both local people and newcomers to Hastings. The space fosters creative enterprise, has generated jobs and self-employment, and is continually contributing to the changing image and reality of Hastings as a place to visit, live and work.
Tidy Up St Leonards is a voluntary local action team organised by John Funnell, Richard Wesley and others who feel passionately about the state of their local streets. Yes, we pay council tax and the local council has a responsibility to clean the streets, but in the face of cuts in spending and services, it is […]
Nut Knowle Farm was established in 1979, and now produces a comprehensive range of Vegetarian, Pasteurised Goats Milk Cheeses to suit all palates. The cheeses are lovingly made by hand in our own dairy. Over the past twenty years Goats Cheese has enjoyed an upsurge in popularity because of its exceptional flavour, its health benefits, […]
Who are we? In2Play is a community based play and activity group for your children and you. What do we do? We provide chances for local children, (0-13 years) and parents and carers to have fun while they learn, play and grow. What can we offer your neighbourhood? Adventure Playground – an exciting indoor and outdoor playground to expand […]
I am an independent washable nappy specialist who has been promoting and selling cloth nappies since 2006. I only sell nappies that I have either used on my own children or which have been rigorously tested and approved by me and my colleagues. I am passionate about reusable nappies and believe that with a high […]
HFS is a local independent registered charity that provides affordable reused furniture, helps low-income households to furnish their homes, collects surplus furniture and appliances for reuse, and provides practical opportunities for people to gain skills, experience and confidence. Every year the HFS team: Collects and re-uses over 300 tonnes of furniture and electricals that would otherwise go to waste. Helps […]
The French Delicatessen was created in 2007 when one of my colleagues and I joined forces to offer great French cheeses to the Kentish gourmets. We were later joined by Ansar and Stephanie. We are present on a lot of Kentish markets (see Our Markets). In our stalls you will find our usual range of products […]
The 2020 Festival will take place if funding allows during the whole of September with the Open Studios on the weekends of 5/6 and 12/13. Please donate now to make 2020 happen https://www.gofundme.com/f/coastal-currents-2020 Submissions to Take Part will open in early 2020 website here coastalcurrents.org.uk/taking-part Our funding has been cut Support us here gofundme.com/coastal-currents-2020 Coastal Currents […]
People who like to swim in the sea in Hastings & St Leonards. No single regular activity at a set time or day of the week. Relies on posts from most active individuals to advertise days, times and locations. Just join if you want to find out who is doing what, where and when. The […]
Sea Kale is situated in the heart of St Leonards on Sea, a short stroll up from the tranquil beachfront. Bringing fun and colourful seasonal dishes, using locally sourced produce. Fantastic Fair-trade coffee and awarding winning Teas. Local artists exhibit inside our relaxing, quirky and cozy cafe on London Road.
The Bohemia Walled Garden Association was formed in 2009 in order to bring the Victorian Walled Garden in Summerfields back into active use for horticulture and associated educational and cultural activities. The Management Committee submits its annual report and financial statement for the Bohemia Walled Garden Association (BWGA) for each year ending 31st December. The garden is owned […]
Save up to 50% with a Town City Card in East Sussex. Anything from 10% discounts, 2for1 deals & free drinks with businesses, family attractions, restaurants & shops are included. Choose the town design you like & use it across East Sussex. The discounts are not one-offs, you can redeem them again & again. The […]
We transform difficult and derelict buildings into capped-rent homes and workspaces. We create affordable space for living, working, learning, leisure and community action. We squeeze our projects for maximum social impact for local people through life-changing opportunities (jobs, homes, enterprise support, training, social networks) and through place-shaping opportunities (influencing and making real changes in the […]
Sussex Community Rail Partnership works to connect communities and the railway across Sussex, Kent and Surrey. Community Rail is a nationwide movement, and you can be involved. Help shape the future of the railway, have your say, and bring your local station into the heart of the community.
We are building on past community efforts to create a vibrant space in West Marina for visitors, local people and business owners.
Local Organic Veg for the Hastings area! Hello from Abby & Thad, the Pea Pod Veg Crew! We grow, sow, weed, hoe, pick, pack and deliver delicious nutritious hearty vegetables from a beautiful patch of soil on the edge of Hailsham. Our Pea Pod Market Garden of 2 acres is proudly SOIL ASSOCIATION certified ORGANIC! […]
The community garden at St Leonards Warrior Square, started in January 2016, is our first growing project in the area. We’re very excited to be transforming the environment around the station and getting local residents working and growing together. Landscape architect and artist Julia Hilton created a garden design and we have received generous support from the […]
We’re a plastic-free refill shop at 35 King’s Rd, open Wednesday – Sunday. Save your empties, everything can be wonderfilled! Opening Hours Wednesday 10:00 – 18:00 Thursday 10:00 – 19:00 Friday 09:00 – 17:00 Saturday 09:00 – 17:00 Sunday 11:00 – 16:00 https://www.instagram.com/wonderfill.st.leonards/
The Bridge Community Centre is open to all and based in Ore, in Hastings, East Sussex.
Welcome, one and all, to Half Man! Half Burger! Since July 2015 we have been Hastings / St Leonard’s first dedicated, fully licensed Burger restaurant. Eighteen months later in December 2016 we opened our second site in Eastbourne. Slowly, and with the right degree of mellowness and righteousness, plans are taking shape for a third […]
Poverty just loves to destroy lives. It breaks families apart, isolates people from friends and family, shatters confidence and drives many to think that suicide is the only way out. UK poverty is real, with millions locked in its miserable grip. We’re not prepared to sit back and let it wreak havoc across our nation. […]
Open again every fourth Saturday 09.30 – 13.00 at the historic Grade II listed Vestry Hall, on the corner of The High Street and Stone Street, Cranbrook. At the heart of the community, the aim of the market is to support local producers and provide a Café area for local people and visitors to stop […]
Butcher, a source of local Romney Marsh lamb and local cuts of beef and free range pork and chickens. Sally and Jamie Wickens – a local couple renowned for their epicurean skills – decided that life in Winchelsea Beach had to improve on the food and drink front… …their hopes and desires became a reality. […]
Fresh fish has been landed from the Stade in Hastings Old Town for over one thousand years. Hastings has the largest beach-launched fleet in Europe and fishermen use sustainable practices such as adapting their nets and fishing patterns to the fish that are in the local area and using safe fishing methods to help maintain […]
Project Rewild has been set up to reintroduce children back into a habitat from which they have almost completely disappeared – outdoors. We want to inspire children to climb trees in the woods, to run in wild meadows, explore rockpools along the shore, scramble over rocks, splash in muddy puddles, paddle in streams, pick wild […]
Warriors of Waste is a new group dedicated to tackling the issues of rubbish and recycling. We are based in St.Leonards on Sea and as such this puts us in an extra position of vulnerability as waste not correctly handled has a direct environmental impact on the ocean we live next to. We aim to […]
Low Waste Sussex is a fledgling initiative designed to support people in taking practical steps towards a more sustainable, environmentally friendly lifestyle.
In 1961 the late Horace Quick (1891 – 1966), a local artist and wildlife enthusiast, gave Mallydams Wood to us so that the woodland could benefit wildlife. To help us carry out Horace’s wishes we built a small wildlife rehabilitation centre and, since the doors opened more than 50 years ago, over 35,000 sick, injured […]
At Ore Community Centre our ethos is to ‘serve the local community’ by bringing together the local residents for educational, exercise, and social activities. The Centre is run by the Ore Community Association which is a charity run by local people and the users of the centre. We have various rooms available to for […]
This is a self-managed site managed by the Marina Allotment Association. Please email the site secretary for cost details.